Nutrition During Gilt Development and Genetic Line Affect Reproductive Rate Through Parity 1

Abstract Effects of allowing gilts ad libitum access to feed until breeding age or developing them with 25% energy restriction from 123 days of age...

Ilias Beneas appointed General Manager for Topigs Norsvin Hellas

Topigs Norsvin is pleased to announce the appointment of Ilias Beneas as General Manager for Topigs  Norsvin Hellas. Ilias Beneas is now marketing and...

The Hypor Maxter and its contribution to sustainability

The future of the pork industry must include sustainable products and practices. The Hypor Maxter, known as one of the top Piétrain sire lines...

Farmers revive rare pig breeds left behind by large-scale commercial production

Nick Brain's free-range pigs snort and snuffle with delight as he tips buckets of acorns in their path. Key points: Some pig breeds face extinction...

The Hypor Magnus: Sustainable from start to finish

The transition from balanced to sustainable breeding is underway. While this concept is overarching for our entire swine breeding program, there are also key...

Porc d’Or chooses Hypor as sustainable swine breeding partner

Porc d'Or, a collaboration of several Dutch pig farmers from the North, has chosen to work with Hypor pig genetics from Hendrix Genetics. Hendrix...

Well-developed gilts create foundational success

Source: PigHealthToday.com A sow farm, like a building, will crumble if the foundation isn’t functional, said Joel Sparks, DVM, with AMVC in Audubon, Iowa. Replacement...

Genetic Companies Stepping Up Focus on Sow Milk Production Research

Farmscape for June 17, 2021 Full Interview 15:48 Listen   A Research Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says, as liter sizes increase, it becomes increasingly...

1 + 1 = 3: The Power of Partnership

Strong relationships have value. It’s not transactional - it’s a partnership. 

Social sustainability leading to a brighter life for pigs

Social sustainability is an often-overlooked aspect of sustainability. Discussions around sustainable development focus primarily on economic and environmental aspects. All three pathways to sustainability...
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